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  1. Halifax's unsung wartime heroes: the Home GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The Civil Emergency Corps was a civilian defence force formed during the Second World War to provide police, fire, health, relief, first aid, rescue squads, demolition squads, water repair, emergency clothing, and transport. Commonly known as The Home Guard, African Nova Scotian men and women provided this service in north-end Halifax and throughout Nova Scotia.

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  2. Massive Storm to Hit Nova Scotia on Monday February 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CNN

    Massive Storm is on its way for Nova Scotia on Monday February 2, 2015 and it will Start off as Snow on Monday Evening and it will bring 20+ cm of Snow Especially in Halifax and it will bring Blowing and Drifting Snow and it will bring Strong Winds Especially in Halifax Nova Scotia and the Snow Will Change over to Rain in Eastern Nova Scotia Including Cape Breton and Sydney Nova Scotia and the Low Pressure System is Coming off the East Coast of the United States and it will Intensify that will cause a lot of Snow in Nova Scotia Especially in Halifax, Shelburne and Yarmouth Nova Scotia and it will bring Big Waves Crashing the Shores in Nova Scotia Especially in the South Shore of Nova Scotia and it will bring zero Visibilities and Reduced Visibilities and the Roads will be Snow Covered and Streets and Highways will also be Snow Covered once it changes over to Rain in Eastern Nova Scotia ... (more)

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  3. Nova Scotia auditor general issues scathing report on Bluenose II restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Michael Pickup, Nova Scotia's auditor general, fields questions at a news conference regarding the restoration of the Bluenose II in Halifax on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Pickup blamed the decision to let the Heritage Department run the project, which was undermined by a lack of planning and weak management, for the delays and cost overruns.

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  4. One for the booksRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sackville Tribune-Post

    Print books are still king, in-store mobile payments will rise and millennials - the "generation that won't spend" - will dish out $7 billion for media content in 2015. That's according to Deloitte's 2015 Canadian Technology, Media and Telecommunications predictions, which took place on Jan. 19 at Purdy's Wharf in Halifax.

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  5. N.S.: No plans to change property assessment systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... me, in the department, and publicly." Earlier this week, property owners in the Quinpool Road business district in Halifax expressed frustrations that skyrocketing assessments could price them out of business. A Pictou County man also went public, ...

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  6. Halifax group working to improve local internet serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    John Sherwood, the president of the non-profit Halifax Internet Exchange says an internet exchange point would hopefully result in attracting new businesses, specifically IT ones, to Nova Scotia. Halifax Internet Exchange is just a few months away from launching.

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  7. Water is a human right too many are deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... chemicals that her two-year-old son has never had a bath at home. She lives just a 20-minute car ride outside of Halifax. For these people, not being able to use the water in their homes isn't simply an inconvenience. It is something that poses a ...

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  8. Powerful gusts lash East Coast as spring blizzard moves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... blackouts that first appeared on the province's southwest shore spread along the coast of the Bay of Fundy, into the Halifax area and then to parts of Cape Breton. At one point, more than 16,000 residents and businesses were without power. Outages ...

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  9. COCHRANE: Curling's fix too simplisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    Skip Mark Dacey instructs his team during the final of the Tankard curling tournament against Jamie Murphy in Halifax, February 9, 2014. "It's a little discouraging" that Nova Scotia may not have a team at nationals this year, Dacey recently told The Chronicle Herald.

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  10. Alliance Francaise presents one-woman play Fear and TremblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    Alliance Francaise Halifax, the Alliances francaises of Canada and Compagnie Theatre des Hommes present the one-woman play Fear and Trembling, on Monday, 7:30 p.m., Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen St., Halifax. In 1990, Nothomb finished her studies and decided to travel to Japan in order to work in the country where she was born.

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  11. Voice of the People, Jan. 31, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    I know many drivers and motor carriers will disagree, but as a retired professional truck driver and driving instructor, I believe our 100 series highways need to be twinned and tolled. East of Bridgewater, put a toll booth on the hill by Osprey Ridge Golf Course charging $2 per axle through to Halifax.

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  12. Ferries shouldn't need to winter in the southRead the original story

    Friday | The News

    To the editor, Within the Province of Nova Scotia we have many harbours, with Halifax being the largest one and which is an open harbour all year. And we have two ferries that sail from Caribou, N.S., to Woods Islands, P.E.I., and they both winter in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

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  13. Lessons learned looking ahead at Digby service centreRead the original story

    Friday | Nova News Now

    ... Service Centre. DIGBY - There are two things Jason and Sonya Frost have discovered in setting up their new business-Halifax banks don't always recognize the potential in rural Nova Scotia, and the West is always calling. The couple purchased ...

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  14. Fundy painting to hang in Canada's High Commission in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nova News Now

    ... who had been living in Toronto since 1911, accepted the job as principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design in Halifax and curator of the Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Arts (now the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia). He was an official war artist ...

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  15. Couplelinks - an online intervention for young women with breast...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Trials Journal

    Couplelinks - an online intervention for young women with breast cancer and their male partners: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Patient and Family Support Program, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto M4N 3M5, Ontario, Canada Cancer Program, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Victoria 11-006, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax B3H 2Y9, Nova Scotia, Canada Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary T2N 4N1, Alberta, Canada BackgroundYoung breast cancer survivors and their partners are at an elevated risk for relationship distress and poor psychological adjustment relative to older age couples.

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  16. This mock horror film features a giant K-Cup GodzillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | TreeHugger

    ... price hardly makes it worthwhile. Mike Hachey is CEO of a video production company called Egg Studios in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After buying a Keurig coffee maker for his office and discovering how horribly wasteful it is, Hachey wanted to learn more ...

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  17. Small-scale genetic structure in a stream-dwelling caddisfly in eastern CanadaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | CSIRO Publishing

    J. A. Addison A C , A. L. Einfeldt A , N. N. Kang A and S. J. Walde B A Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3, Canada. B Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4J1, Canada.

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  18. Emera Inc. Completes Sale of Interest in Northeast WindRead the original story

    Thursday | Electric Energy Online

    ... on SEDAR at www.sedar.com . Emera Inc. is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with $9.41 billion in assets and 2013 revenues of $2.2 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, ...

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  19. Police seek suspects in New Year's Day attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax police have released photos of a suspect they say attacked a man early New Year's Day and left the victim with serious head injuries. The victim was found lying on Cunard Street shortly after 1 a.m. on Jan. 1. and taken to hospital, where he remains.

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  20. Police seek 2 suspects following serious assault on New Year's Day in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | GlobalNews

    Halifax police are looking for two suspects they say were involved in a serious assault that took place on Gottingen Street early New Year's Day. Police found a man lying on Cunard Street after responding to a call at 1 a.m. at Alteregos cafe, where man had reportedly thrown a table through the front window.

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